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ORGANIZATION: Second Start Adult Literacy Program


Second Start offers free and confidential learning support for adults. Adult learners meet one-on-one with volunteer tutors, who help our program participants reach their literacy goals. We have opportunities for tutoring in reading and writing, ESOL, computer help, and form-filling. We have orientation and training that can be completed online, and are here to support you through your volunteer commitment. Thank you for considering volunteering with Oakland Public Library's Literacy Program.

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About Second Start Adult Literacy Program


125 14th St, Oakland, CA 94612, US

Mission Statement

Second Start helps adults improve basic literacy skills in order to achieve personal learning goals and dreams.


Second Start offers free, confidential help with reading, writing, spelling
and computers for adults (age 16 and over). We match tutors with adult learners for one on one support, in addition to offering classes and a computer learning center.


Computers & Technology
Education & Literacy
Community, Computers & Technology, Education & Literacy


We'll work with your schedule.


125 14th StreetOakland, CA 94612


  • Tutoring
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Computer Science
  • Mathematics
  • Bilingual
  • People Skills




  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • We ask that tutors commit at least 6 months to the program.
  • The City of Oakland has a COVID-19 vaccine policy that pertains to staff, interns, and volunteers.

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